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Atlantis Heliotrope Heliotropium arborescens

(3 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
  • Summer
Mature Size
12" 14"
Height
6 - 12"
Spread
10 - 14"
  • Details

    Features

    Intense blue, vanilla-scented blooms all season; heat tolerant

    Fragrant Flower
    Attracts: 
    Birds
    Butterflies
    Hummingbirds

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Annual
    Height Category: 
    Medium
    Garden Height: 
    6 - 12 Inches
    Spacing: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Spread: 
    10 - 14 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Purple
    Flower Shade: 
    Purple
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    Dark Green
    Habit: 
    Upright
    Container Role: 
    Thriller

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Bloom Time: 
    Planting To Frost
    Hardiness Zones: 
    9a, 9b, 10a, 10b, 11a, 11b
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Container
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses Notes: 

    Use in hanging baskets, beds, borders and window boxes

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Pinching plants will encourage blooming, deadheading will encourage continuous bloom.

    The violet-blue flowers smell of fresh vanilla. Quick to bloom with a very compact habit.

    Atlantis Heliotropium arborescens 'Atlanta' USPP 11,326
  • 3 Reviews

    • Incredible. I search for this plant every year. The scent is wonderful and the plant is beautiful and easy to grow.

      Karen
      Oklahoma
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • Loved the plant but have been unable to find it again or the seeds for it.

      Mary Purdy
      Nebraska
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
    • This plant is very beautiful, and grows very quickly and smells wonderful.

      Susan
      Oregon
      United States
      8 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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